Apple iPad Contenders or Pretenders?

Now that Apple has fully shown its hand and released the iPad to public scrutiny, the litany of contenders and pretenders can begin. The JooJoo was first on the scene, followed by the Enso zenPad. Hot on the heels of the iPad release this weekend, Engadget received a leaked internal HP document showing the details of the forthcoming Slate device; … Read More

Apple iPad Reviews: A Differing Opinion

It’s Monday, April 5th. Those of us in North America that braved the lines or used our Saturday waiting for the courier have had our patience rewarded with a day and a half (or more for the devoted and sleep deprived) of playing with our new iPad. Generally speaking, the reviews and views of the iPad have been generally positive. … Read More

‘Marvel Comics’ for Apple iPad. A Killer App

Many people have speculated the iPad will bring genre changing applications to much of the print media industry. As a lifelong comic nerd, I was especially interested in how the comic industry would accept the new delivery medium. Marvel Comics has always been ahead of other companies in embracing new technology so it be no surprise they’ll be on the … Read More

Apple iPad Apps Account for 22% of New Development

Given the recent rush on iPad-specific applications, it should come as no surprise it has been the subject of intense attention by development houses big and small. The familiarity of the programming environment makes the switch between iPhone and iPad almost seamless. Numbers released by Flurry, a mobile analytics company, show just how big of a market the new device … Read More

New iPhone OS 4.0 will bring multitasking support

With the iPad fully birthed to the world and ready for its coming out party, Apple can now turn its attention back to the iPhone. New details on the upcoming software upgrade due this summer have emerged compliments of AppleInsider. Multitasking is the key and Apple plans to accomplish it through an interface familiar to OS X users. According to … Read More

A Flood of Apple iPad App Announcements

The iPad is in the mail, the iTunes 9.1 upgrade is available, and now all that remains is to fill that iPad with lots and lots of apps. News of new and impending iPad applications has been trickling out over the last couple of weeks through official and unofficial channels. Now, with April 3rd ever so close, the floodgates have … Read More

Apple iPhone 4G Specification Rumors

iPhone 4G Now that we’re less than a week away from the launch of the iPad, the most hotly anticipated Apple device is the next generation iPhone. The fact it will launch this summer at WWDC is almost a given at this point. The real cause for speculation now are the device specifications. Thanks to John Gruber’s excellent Daring Fireball … Read More

Apple ‘iPad’ now shipping

Apple enthusiasts every where! Rejoice! News is starting to pop up on various blogs today that those who pre-ordered their iPads on the first day of availability started getting shipping notices. 9To5Mac and Macrumors provide separate reports of the glorious news on their sites. This news is likely to kick off a frenzied week of lead up to the first … Read More

Apple iPad Shipments Delayed

Second Round of iPad Shipments Delayed Gauging the initial popularity of the iPad will be a blood sport. Pro-Apple enthusiasts will insist any number is the proof they need to demonstrate how great it is. Anti-Apple diehards will insist any number proves a successful iPad would have sold more with a forward-facing camera and Flash. In short, it will be … Read More

Apple’s iPad App Store To Adopt Premium Price Model?

It appears one of the many things the iPad will bring on April 3rd is higher app prices. Both appannie and Macrumors have gained access to images of the forthcoming Apple’s iPad App Store and the results are interesting. If the pages in question are real, they illustrate the move to the larger screen will bring a proportional rise in pricing. … Read More

Apple iPad Subscriptions Start To Leak Out

The iPad has a lot to live up to. While its cousin the iPod was expected to, and succeeded in, saving the music industry, the iPad has been handed an equally Herculean task; saving print media. One of the main selling points of the iPad from launch is its supposed ability to combine traditional print media with multimedia content to … Read More

Expect Unique Advertising in Apple’s iPad

The iPad is expected to bring new opportunity to many different parts of the existing iPhone ecosystem. One group particularly interested in what the new device has to offer are advertisers. While mobile advertising on the iPhone platform is well established, the iPad, with its larger screen and improved multimedia capabilities, presents new ways to create and insert advertising to … Read More

iPhone Gets Enlisted? US Army meets with Apple

The American military is known to be on the cutting edge of technology and its combat applications. From smart bombs to drones to autonomous vehicles, no other army in the world more regularly employs technology on the battlefield. It is with little surprise then the most technologically advanced military in the world would want to enlist the most technologically advanced … Read More

Nintendo Ready To Fight Apple iPhone With 3D Gaming Device

Portable gaming pioneer Nintendo is under siege from the iPhone platform. Although the Nintendo DS is a decent hardware device in its own right, the iPhone has steadily eaten into its market share. As detailed in a recent Touch Reviews article, Apple’s share of the mobile gaming market has grown 500% in the last year. Traditional gaming companies realize the … Read More

Upcoming iPhone: HD or 4G?

Many anticipate new iPhone hardware this summer in conjunction with new software. While Apple has done very well for itself performing incremental hardware upgrades from the first generation iPhone to the current 3GS model, it is interesting to note device design has hardly changed. The basic appearance and function of the user-facing hardware has been consistent throughout the iPhone’s life. … Read More